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2019-2020 Springfield College Catalog 
2019-2020 Springfield College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SCCN 601 - Foundations of School Counseling

This course examines the history, philosophy, principles, and practices of effective 21st Century School Counselors. The primary functions of the professional school counselor and the skills necessary to meet the needs of student populations in the academic, career, and personal/social domains within the context of a comprehensive, data driven, developmental school counseling program will be explored. Students are introduced to the basic principles of working with diverse populations, school administrators, faculty, parents, and other stakeholders in elementary, middle, and high school settings. The school counselors’ role as a consultant, coordinator, leader, and advocate for Pre-K to 12 students will be explored. Students will be introduced to the ASCA National Model: A Framework for School Counseling Programs.

Prerequisites & Notes

Credits: 3